Compare 2019 Kia Niro vs 2019 Toyota Prius

2019 Kia Niro
2019 Toyota Prius
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EX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Niro EX FWD 51 46 $25,345 $26,400
Niro FE FWD 52 49 $22,668 $23,490
Niro LX FWD 51 46 $23,030 $23,900
Niro S Touring FWD 46 40 $27,612 $28,800
Niro Touring FWD 46 40 $30,931 $32,250
Niro EV EX FWD N/A N/A $36,960 $38,500
Niro EV EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $42,240 $44,000
Niro Plug-In Hybrid EX FWD N/A N/A $30,778 $32,100
Niro Plug-In Hybrid EX Premium FWD N/A N/A $33,760 $35,200
Niro Plug-In Hybrid LX FWD N/A N/A $27,413 $28,500
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L Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius L Eco 54 50 $22,344 $23,770
Prius LE 54 50 $23,482 $24,980
Prius LE AWD-e 52 48 $24,798 $26,380
Prius Limited 54 50 $29,975 $32,200
Prius XLE 54 50 $25,897 $27,820
Prius XLE AWD-e 52 48 $26,828 $28,820
Prius Prime Advanced N/A N/A $32,016 $33,350
Prius Prime Plus N/A N/A $26,257 $27,350
Prius Prime Premium N/A N/A $27,889 $29,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,345
$22,344
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,400
$23,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$440 / month
$396 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Kia Niro is an efficiency-first hatchback with a secret: it’s also a good family car. The 2019 Toyota Prius adds an efficient all-wheel-drive version to appeal to more shoppers this year.
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Fuel Economy
City
51 mpg 54 mpg
Highway
46 mpg 50 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 53
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.9 93.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
60.4 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
171.5 180
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 27.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3199 3010
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 2400 105 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/96 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
139 @ 5700 121 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 54
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
49 52
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
46 50
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.87 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.35 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Niro Toyota Prius
Body Style
Sport Utility Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.6 3.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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